who serves her community as president of southwestern illinois college, their three children, jerry, geena, and john patrick, and their eight grandchildren, jay, austin, rory, ireland, jerry, victoria, georgia, and john patrick. he will undoubtedly continue to serve his neighbors and the residents of southwest illinois in his day-to-day activities. so please join me in honoring jerry costello for his tireless hard work, dedication, and skill serving the people of america and illinois. i congratulate jerry, thank him for all he has done for his constituents and for his nation, i thank you, jerry, for your mentorship here in congress, and i wish you the best as you retire from the house of representatives. i know other speakers before me said that jerry is much too young to retire.